Cabinet, Monday, 7 August 2017
This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet. The meeting will commence at 6.30 pm.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mobile phones should be switched to silent.
An induction loop is fitted in the Council Chamber. Anyone who is a hearing aid user should switch their hearing aid to position 'T'.
The Chair will explain the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency.
2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
4 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a) Items on the agenda
b) Items not on the agenda
5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 10 July 2017.
6 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT UPDATE
A verbal report will be given by the Deputy Leader of the Council.
7 SHAPE HOUSING LTD - AMENDMENT TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
This paper seeks to advise the Council of some resignations and to make a request to amend the membership structure from having 5 members (Mendip District Council Councillors) as board members to a structure of 3 board members to be Mendip District Councillors and 2 x non-executive members, one with a governance expertise and one with industry related expertise.
8 RODE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
The Rode Neighbourhood Plan has now been successful at Referendum, with some 80% of voters voting in favour of the Plan. The Council is now required to 'make' the plan within 8 weeks. The plan will become part of the development plan from 19 July 2017.
9 OUTTURN TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
The Treasury Management Annual Report reflects on the performance against the Treasury Management strategy for the 2016/17 financial year.
10 SOMERSET PREVENTION CHARTER
As part of the work that the district council has been carrying out, as a member of the Somerset Health and Wellbeing Board, it has been reviewing how the services that the district provide can contribute to improved health and wellbeing.
REPORTS FOR INFORMATION
11 PORTFOLIO HOLDER DECISIONS
To note any recent Portfolio Holder Decisions.
12 FORWARD PLAN
To note the current Forward Plan.
13 MINUTES FOR INFORMATION
To note any draft minutes. None on this occasion.
14 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any business that the Chair considers is urgent.